Thursday, December 19, 2013

Union County Hardwood Showcase comes to area Friday-Saturday

The first of a series of top-level prep holiday tournaments hits the Charlotte-area Friday and Saturday. Games begin Friday at 6 p.m. and resume Saturday at 3 p.m. at Monroe High. Admission is $15 for adults for a two-day pass or $10 per day. Student pricing is $8 for the two-day pass and $6 per day.

The feature game is Saturday at 6 p.m. when 4A powers Mount Tabor and Olympic meet in a rematch of last year's N.C. 4A Western Regional championship game.

Friday’s pairings: Cheraw (S.C.) vs. Cuthbertson, 6 p.m.; West Montgomery vs. Monroe, 7:30 p.m.; Mount Tabor vs. Independence, 9 p.m.

Saturday’s pairings: Cheraw (S.C.) vs. West Montgomery, 3 p.m.; Weddington vs. Monroe, 4:30 p.m.; Mount Tabor vs. Olympic, 6 p.m.; Independence vs. Concord, 7:30 p.m.; Butler vs. Cuthbertson, 9 p.m